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Michigan almost at 1,800 COVID-19 cases, 24 have died

Nine more people have died of COVID-19 since Monday, bringing the total to 24 people in Michigan. A statewide coronavirus hotline is open 7 days...

Nobody can gather petition signatures right now. What does that mean...

As more people stay at home to slow the spread of COVID-19 and flatten the curve, face-to-face petition gathering for 2020 elections has ground...

Michigan SOS: Precincts will need more staff, resources for Nov. election

Updated, 11:27 a.m. 3/12/20 Tuesday’s presidential primary election in Michigan went relatively smoothly, according to the Michigan Department of State (SOS), despite high voter turnout...

Long lines plague Michigan university precincts Tuesday

Voter turnout at Michigan State and other universities in the state has been steady and enthusiastic for the presidential primary election, according to election...

Full Michigan results won’t be in until Wednesday, as new, absentee...

Local clerks across the state have their work cut out for them Tuesday, between getting last-minute voters registered and counting the soaring number of...

Young people gear up for the 2020 election, whether they can...

Updated, 10:03 a.m., 3/9/20 Zion Helms, a 17-year-old senior at Cass Tech High School in Detroit, won’t be able to vote in Tuesday’s presidential primary,...

To win in 2020, Gilchrist says Dems must ‘meet people where...

Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist definitely got people’s attention by endorsing former Vice President Joe Biden just four days before Michigan’s presidential primary. Gilchrist, who voted...

Warren had diehard fans, especially women. So why couldn’t she win? 

“Michigan needs a social justice warrior,” state Sen. Stephanie Chang (D-Detroit) announced to a crowd of Elizabeth Warren fans at a Detroit rally on...

Benson warns of late primary results on Tuesday

Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson, hoping to temper expectations of when Michigan’s presidential primary votes will be fully counted for Tuesday’s presidential primary, held...

Did you vote early for a candidate who dropped out? You...

Michigan voters have been casting ballots for the primary election since Jan. 25. Since then, seven candidates (six Democrats and one Republican) who were...

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